[Listen] Good Samaritan recounts saving cyclist shot with several bullet wounds

A 51-year-old cyclist was shot several times on Saturday while cycling near the Letamo Estate in Kromdraai in Gauteng.

He was airlifted after paramedics responded to the shooting.

Jon-Jon Pietersen was the first to arrive at the scene and gives an account of what he saw.

I was driving with my friend and we are looking for hiking spots then we heard a man screaming 'help, help' and I stopped the car and jumped out.

Jon-Jon Pietersen

The first thing that went through my mind, I'm not going to lie is; is this a trap? because of these things happen and I saw a guy pull over behind us and I said okay in case something happens, I have to help.

Jon-Jon Pietersen

I ran over to Jim and I noticed that his shoes were gone, his leg was bleeding and I applied pressure with my foot.

Jon-Jon Pietersen

Security company owner Trevor Roberts says they are working on intensifying security around the area.

Listen to the full interviews below...


This article first appeared on 702 : [Listen] Good Samaritan recounts saving cyclist shot with several bullet wounds


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
"Poverty premium" hits poorest hardest with high data costs

"Poverty premium" hits poorest hardest with high data costs

Koketso Moeti says South Africa's underprivileged are the ones paying a 'poverty premium'.

First the snake and Doom pastors, now congregants fed dog meat! What's going on?

First the snake and Doom pastors, now congregants fed dog meat! What's going on?

Prof David Mosomo says their role as the CRL Rights Commission is to compile reports, so legislation can be implemented.

[Watch] SA choir stuns with isiZulu cover of Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’

[Watch] SA choir stuns with isiZulu cover of Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’

Khabazela shares some of the most popular tweets, posts, and videos on 'What's gone Viral'.

Parliament to debate VBS Mutual Bank saga

Parliament to debate VBS Mutual Bank saga

ANC in Parliament has tabled a debate in the National Assembly on the VBS Mutual Bank Saga.

Dissapearance and death of Saudi journalist puzzling

Dissapearance and death of Saudi journalist puzzling

Editor-in-Chief of the Mail & Guardian, Khadija Patel, says the death of Jamal Khashoggi is puzzling as he was a Saudi loyalist.

We're not just cyclists - CT man turns punch-up with driver into safety message

We're not just cyclists - CT man turns punch-up with driver into safety message

He was punched in the face by a motorist last week and tracked the driver down for a meet-up, instead of laying charges.

Popular articles
'Drug traffickers are used as a decoy'

'Drug traffickers are used as a decoy'

Director at advocacy group Locked Up SA, Patricia Gerber describes the extent of drug trafficking from South Africa.

News24 exposes how big SA corporates are funding fake news

News24 exposes how big SA corporates are funding fake news

A News24 investigation has exposed how some of South Africa's biggest companies have been advertising on fake news websites.

Zille open to renaming Robben Island swim after 'nation-builder' Theo Yach

Zille open to renaming Robben Island swim after 'nation-builder' Theo Yach

Premier Helen Zille describes Yach as one of the most generous, warm, open-hearted and community-driven people she's ever known.

[Watch] SA choir stuns with isiZulu cover of Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’

[Watch] SA choir stuns with isiZulu cover of Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’

Khabazela shares some of the most popular tweets, posts, and videos on 'What's gone Viral'.

[WATCH] Man exposes people selling stolen goods on Facebook

[WATCH] Man exposes people selling stolen goods on Facebook

Anton Fourie says he used his phone to record the interaction to create awareness of what is going on in the community.

Zondi tells court that she had to 'look happy' in church out of fear for Omotoso

Zondi tells court that she had to 'look happy' in church out of fear for Omotoso

Cheryl Zondi is testifying against Pastor Timothy Omotoso who is accused of rape and human trafficking in his Durban church.